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Old 06-18-2008, 05:14 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: Best Cheap PSU for my Computer?

This is quite powerful and a good deal as well:
Newegg.com - Antec True Power Trio TP3-550 550W ATX12V Power Supply with Three 12V Rails 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, FCC, TÜV, CE, C-tick, CCC, CB - Power Supplies

60 bucks with 3 x 12V rails @ 18A each
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35A Newegg.com - Rosewill RP550 ATX V1.3/ EPS12V 550W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, CB, TUV, FCC, UL - Power Supplies $55
31A Newegg.com - Rosewill RP500-2 ATX12V v2.01 500W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, UL, TUV, FCC - Power Supplies $45
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Don't combine the Rail amperages, because its not accurate as they lose efficiency when all are under full load
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I highly agree with this post. If you look at the combined max amperage on the 12v listed at the bottom it is 42A.

At $60 free shipping and 42A on an Antec True power PSU is an AWESOME deal. I can't stress this enough lol.

42A is enough to handle a Q6600 overclocked and SLI 8800GT i would say as long as you are running one or two HDD and optical drives.
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